Isimba hydropower project and White Nile tour, Uganda (12-14 May)
This three-day tour will include a visit to the 183 MW Isimba hydropower project located on the White Nile River, two hours’ drive north-east of the capital, Kampala.
Being developed by the China International Water & Electric Corporation (CWE), the project is scheduled for completion in 2018 and will significantly bolster the country’s energy security.
The tour will also include a visit to Lake Victoria, the beautiful Kalagala Falls on the White Nile, and a boat tour to the source of the Nile.
|Friday 12 May|
Arrival in Kampala, Uganda
(Ethiopian Airlines flight ET332 from Addis Ababa at 10:10am, landing at 12:15pm)
Picked up from the airport and transported to Munyonyo Hotel to check in
|Afternoon sightseeing activities in Kampala and around Lake Victoria|
|Saturday 13 May|
|08:00-10:00||Traveling to Isimba HPP|
|10:15-11:00||Presentation By CTG-CWE|
|11:10-11:50||Visiting Isimba HPP Site|
|13:30-15:25||Travel to and visit Kalagala Falls|
|15:25-18:00||Travel by boat to visit the source of the Nile River|
|Evening||Check-in hotel in Jinja and dinner|
|Sunday 14 May|
|08:00–9:00||Breakfast at the hotel in Jinja and check-out|
|09:00–11:00||Travel back to Entebbe / Kampala|
|11:00–12:30||Introduction to the history of Uganda when passing by the King’s Palace of Buganda|
|13:00–14:00||Lunch at Faze 3, near Entebbe International Airport|
|14:00||Travel to the airport / departure from Uganda|
The tour will cost approximately USD 500 which includes transport, guided tours, catering and accommodation. Flights are not included in the cost, but we can assist with arrangements.
All travellers to Uganda must have a valid Yellow Fever Immunisation card. Other vaccines to consider: Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Tetanus, Typhoid, Cholera, Hepatitis B, Meningococcal Meningitis and Rabies.
If you would like to participate in this tour, please send an email to with 'Tour: Uganda' in the subject line, and we will get back to you.
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